After School Clubs are led by faculty or specialists offering a variety of topics from art, drama, African drumming and astronomy to knitting, cooking, jewelry making and many more.  All clubs begin after 3:00 pm dismissal.  Prior to each session, an information bulletin is emailed to families to assist in making selections.  Registration is based on a first come/first serve basis.

Spring 2018 After School Clubs

Announcing the new line-up of Spring After School Clubs!  Don’t wait to sign-up for clubs, contact Betsy at 860-283-5920 or by e-mail at bjohnson@litchfieldmontessori.org.  After clubs begin, the business office will send you an invoice (once clubs begin).  Snacks and materials are provided. Please note: Upper Elementary students will have play practice every Wednesday afternoon in the spring.

Health & Nutrition with KiDSMARATHON
Monday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: 
April 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, May 7th, May 14th

Let’s do some running and learn about nutrition at the same time with this fun club in conjunctions with KiDSMARATHON.  KiDSMARATHON is a program that enables kids to complete a full marathon by running incremental distances each week leading up the big finish, the final mile.  Kids follow a booklet of healthy suggestions while keeping track of their mileage.  We will prepare healthy snacks after running and work on other fitness strategies and goals.
We do need some parent volunteers to lead the running on two mornings (time TBA) before school.
Cost includes a new LMS t-shirt to wear for the final mile and snack.
The final mile is scheduled for Sunday June 3rd at 9:30 AM in Torrington

Who: All Elementary Students
Cost: $75

Abundant Circle 

Tuesday 3:20 - 4:30
Meets: April 10th, 17th, 24th,  May 1st, 8th, 15th

In the Abundant Circlechildren explore the beauty of handcrafts that are both functional and unique such as weaving and felting. In this session, the children will focus on working with clay, weaving and felting. 
This club requires a minimum of 5 and maximum of eight students.

Who: All Elementary Students
Cost: $150

Joyful Yogis Club
Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30 pm 

Meets: April 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd, 9th, 16th

Join Judy Olsen for some Wednesday afternoon yoga. Yoga for the child will help to improve their flexibility and mood, and increase their strength, concentration and focus.  Most of all it is just fun!
Limit of 8 children. Fees include snack and a yoga mat. 

Who: Extended Day & Lower Elementary Children 
Cost: $120

Puppet Club for Upper Elementary
Thursday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: April 12th,  19th, 26th,  May 3rd, 10th, 17th

Explore and create puppets with director and puppet designer, Susan Aziz.  The group will collaborate on puppet design and skills that will be featured in the spring play.  In addition, each student will have the opportunity to make a puppet of their own to take home.
This club requires a minimum of five and maximum of eight participants.

Who: Upper Elementary Students
Cost: $150 
 

Junior Abundant Circle
Thursday 3:20 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: April 12th,  19th,  26th,  May 3rd, 10th, 17th

Join Monika Geerling for the joy of handcrafting.  Children enjoy any opportunity where they can creatively bring an idea to life while applying patience and skill.  The ancient art of handcrafting allows children to fully engage in the creative process.  In the Abundant Circle, children explore the beauty of felting, sewing and beading.  They create handcrafts that are unique.  In addition, children work with the technique of drawing, painting and collage as they give life to their creative expression
This club requires a minimum of five and maximum of eight students.

Who: Children's House Students
Cost: $135

Puppet Club for Lower Elementary
Friday 3:30 - 4:30 pm 
Meets: April 6th,  13th,  27th,  May 4th, 25th

Explore and create puppets with director and puppet designer, Susan Aziz.  The group will collaborate on puppet design and skills that will be featured in the spring play.  In addition, each student will have the opportunity to make a puppet of their own to take home.
Lower Elementary students are the puppeteers in the spring play, The Wizard of OZ!
This club requires a minimum of five and maximum of eight participants.

Who: Lower Elementary Students
Cost: $125